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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 2

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Apr 26

    Requiem For My Law School

    Requiem For My Law School
    This is a very personal memorial to a school that really died some years ago, although it didn’t know it then.
  • Apr 26

    Alternative-Fact April: 5 Traits Self-Employed Attorneys Bring To Employer

    Alternative-Fact April: 5 Traits Self-Employed Attorneys Bring To Employer
    I want to conclude my “Alternative Fact April” miniseries with what I think is the biggest myth when it comes to employers’ reluctance to hire attorneys with a small-firm or solo-practice background (who I will refer to as…
  • Apr 26

    Morning Docket: 04.26.17

    Morning Docket: 04.26.17
    * Can you hear me now? Modern marvels of technology like cellphones and other electronic devices are barred from the Supreme Court during oral arguments, but yesterday, justice was interrupted by the ringing of... a Justice's cellphone. Who…
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jaime Jesus Sola Avila, a convicted felon, is wanted for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme that operated between Miami, Tampa, and Largo, Florida, in 2007 and 2008. …
  • Apr 13

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Judge Jessica O’Brien, a small-claims judge in Cook County, Illinois, was indicted on allegations that she lied and concealed relevant facts from lenders to obtain more than $1.4 million in mortgages on two South…
  • Apr 10

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kimberlee E. Himmell, 62, Massillon, Ohio, is alleged to have defrauded financial institutions out of more than $2 million by having escrow funds on home purchases deposited into her personal account.  Himmell…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Apr 26

    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs – WLR Daily

    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs – WLR Daily
    Investment Trust Companies v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2017] UKSC 29 ‘The claimants were “closed-ended” investment funds constituted as limited companies. Between 1992 and 2002 they received supplies of services from…
  • Apr 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Dammermann v Lanyon Bowdler LLP [2017] EWCA Civ 269 (12 April 2017) Otkritie Capital International Ltd & Anor v threadneedle Asset Management Ltd & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 274 (12 April 2017) Mastercard…
  • Apr 26

    Super exam reaction: Profession calls for ‘clarity’ – Law Society’s Gazette

    Super exam reaction: Profession calls for ‘clarity’ – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘The profession has given a mixed response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s plans to introduce a single qualifying assessment for would-be solicitors and called on the regulator to ensure the new regime maintains high…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    INVESTING IN EAST NEW YORK

    INVESTING IN EAST NEW YORK
    Mayor de Blasio and Council Member Espinal Publish Progress Report on Promised Commitments for East New York Neighborhood Plan As first anniversary of East New York rezoning approaches, comprehensive list offers unprecedented…
  • Apr 25

    DID SHE SAY HER NAME WAS ROSA?

    DID SHE SAY HER NAME WAS ROSA?
    Lady selling roses on the train ... (New York City subway).
  • Apr 25

    ANALYZE THIS WAS FILMED HERE ....

    ANALYZE THIS WAS FILMED HERE ....
    Got there too early for the mermaids ... Hear they come out later at night .... @ B Hotel
Rank this Week: 10

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 26

    Liscow on School Finance Litigation & the Distribution of Taxes and Spending

    Liscow on School Finance Litigation & the Distribution of Taxes and Spending
    Zachary D. Liscow (Yale University - Law School) has posted Do Court Mandates Change the Distribution of Taxes and Spending? Evidence from School Finance Litigation on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Little is known about whether court mandates…
  • Apr 26

    Partlett on Elite Threats to Constitutional Transition

    Partlett on Elite Threats to Constitutional Transition
    William Partlett (Melbourne Law School) has posted The Elite Threat to Constitutional Transitions (Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Democratic constitutional transition conjures up…
  • Apr 26

    Follesdal on Tracking Justice Democratically

    Follesdal on Tracking Justice Democratically
    Andreas Follesdal has posted Tracking Justice Democratically (Social Epistemology 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Is international judicial human rights review anti-democratic and therefore illegitimate, and objectionably epistocratic to…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 25

    Israel appoints first woman to religious court

    Israel appoints first woman to religious court
    Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked [official website] confirmed [Twitter post, in Hebrew] Tuesday that the country’s Judicial Appointments Committee has approved the first female judge to a Muslim religious court. Both Jewish…
  • Apr 25

    Supreme Court rules tribal immunity does not apply to individual

    Supreme Court rules tribal immunity does not apply to individual
    The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled [opinion, PDF] that tribal sovereign immunity does not extend to tribal employees acting in an individual capacity. Lewis v. Clarke [SCOTUSblog materials] arose when Brian and Michelle Lewis were injured…
  • Apr 25

    NRA files challenge to California gun control legislation

    NRA files challenge to California gun control legislation
    The National Rifle Association (NRA) [official website] on Monday filed the first complaint [text, PDF] in a planned series of challenges [NRA -ILA press release] to new California gun control laws put in place following the San Bernardino…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Jul 28

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
      Many people get married but not everyone remains in this situation. Some decide to get a divorce for different reasons – they don’t get along or simply they don’t like being married anymore. No matter the reason,…
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 25

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning
    “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” — “Donald Trump” “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” —”Barack Obama” Presidents Donald Trump and Barack…
  • Apr 24

    Documents Offer a Peek into Fight Over National Security Gag Order

    Documents Offer a Peek into Fight Over National Security Gag Order
    A federal court in Washington, D.C., has unsealed a batch of legal documents that shed light on an early test of a 2015 law the allows companies to challenge gag orders in national security investigations. The dispute began in February 2016,…
  • Apr 20

    Chadbourne Votes Out Partner Suing for Gender Discrimination

    Chadbourne Votes Out Partner Suing for Gender Discrimination
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP partner Kerrie Campbell, who sued the firm last August for gender discrimination, has been voted out of the partnership, according to the firm and her lawyer. The decision follows a partnership vote held Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 26

    Immigration Professor Emily Ryo Awarded Carnegie Fellowship

    Immigration Professor Emily Ryo Awarded Carnegie Fellowship
    Immigration law professor Emily Ryo (USC Gould School of Law) has been awarded a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.. Recognized for her “exceptional promise, creativity and achievement,” Ryo is one of just 35 in the United States, honored…
  • Apr 26

    Arriving in America, carrying hopes in a plastic bag

    Arriving in America, carrying hopes in a plastic bag
    On the First Person blog, Laura Rusu writes "Thirty years ago today I came to the US as a refugee, and like many before and after me, I was very eager to become part of American society." She reminds us...
  • Apr 26

    Why Caution is Needed Before Hiring Additional Border Patrol Agents and ICE Officer

    Why Caution is Needed Before Hiring Additional Border Patrol Agents and ICE Officer
    Photo courtesy of ICE.gov The American Immigration Council has released Why Caution is Needed Before Hiring Additional Border Patrol Agents and ICE Officers. This paper by Josiah McC. Heyman, Ph.D., explains the inherent risks with any rush…
Rank this Week: 16

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 24

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS
    Deborah Widiss (Indiana) has a new paper on SSRN (forthcoming in the UC Davis Law review): The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act after Young v. UPS. From the abstract: Pregnant women…
  • Apr 24

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    Friend-of-blog Bradley Areheart (Tennessee) sends along this important announcement about the Prospective Law Teachers Workshop at SEALS: "Each year, SEALS hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for…
  • Apr 18

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal
    As a follow-up to last week's post on Perry v. MSPB, Howard Wasserman (FIU) has analyzed the oral arguments in that case over at ScotusBlog and PrawfsBlawg. As a bonus (apart from the merits of the MSPB case) he also...
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 25

    Book on International Trust Law

    Book on International Trust Law
    Paolo Panico recently published a book entitled, International Trust Laws (2d ed. 2017). Provided below is a summary of the book: Compares trust law across a number of jurisdictions, providing the reader with references to offshore case law…
  • Apr 25

    How Megadonors Wield Power Through Their Donation

    How Megadonors Wield Power Through Their Donation
    Top philanthropists often garner great attention and, with this attention, comes criticism. But why? These megadonors are giving money for the public good that they could have ultimately spent on jets, estates, and fancy cars. These special…
  • Apr 25

    Details of David Rockefeller's Will Revealed

    Details of David Rockefeller's Will Revealed
    David Rockefeller Sr., the last surviving descendent of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, died last month at the age of 101, making him the oldest billionaire at the time of his death. Rockefeller’s will details all issues for his estate...
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    China Bans Islamic Names For Uighur Children

    China Bans Islamic Names For Uighur Children
    The New York Times reported yesterday that China has taken further steps to "curb religious fervor" among Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang.  It has banned parents from giving their children names that can be seen as…
  • Apr 26

    Trump Justice Department Wants Further Extension In Remanded Contraceptive Mandate Case

    Trump Justice Department Wants Further Extension In Remanded Contraceptive Mandate Case
    Last May the U.S. Supreme Court remanded to the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and D. C. Circuits a group of cases brought by religious non-profit institutions challenging the contraceptive mandate coverage accommodation worked out by the Obama…
  • Apr 26

    Indiana Legislature Passes Law Protecting Student Religious Expression In School

    Indiana Legislature Passes Law Protecting Student Religious Expression In School
    After final passage, yesterday the Indiana legislature sent HB 1024 (full text) to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his signature.  The bill authorizes public high schools to offer an elective course surveying religions of the world. The…
Rank this Week: 23

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Today the court hears oral argument in two cases. The first is Amgen Inc. v. Sandoz Inc. (consolidated with Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc.), a complex case involving rules for the licensing of biosimilars. John Duffy previewed the case for this…
  • Apr 25

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Aksu v. California 16-1009 Issue: What is the standard by which appellate courts review a trial court’s holding that a defendant voluntarily consented to a warrantless search for Fourth Amendment…
  • Apr 25

    Opinion analysis: Justices decline to extend sovereign immunity to tribe employee

    Opinion analysis: Justices decline to extend sovereign immunity to tribe employee
    Today the Supreme Court held that the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes does not extend to suits against tribal employees when the employee, instead of the tribe, is the “real party in interest.” Lewis v. Clarke involved a…
Rank this Week: 25

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 26

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility
    If Season 1 of Better Call Saul brought us impact civil litigation, and Season 2 brought us competition for clients, Season 3 is poised to bring us the attorney-disciplinary process. As things stand entering Episode 3-04, Chuck baited Jimmy…
  • Apr 26

    A Bipartisan Federalism Alternative?

    A Bipartisan Federalism Alternative?
    I am late to the conversation, but at the end of last year and early this year there was a discussion about progressive interest in federalism during the Trump Administration. The dialogue was rich and substantial, and some good posts to…
  • Apr 26

    Still The People's Justice?

    Still The People's Justice?
    A few years ago I wrote an essay labeling Justice Sonia Sotomayor "The People's Justice" for her interest in and capacity to communicate to and with larger public audiences. While I was primarily talking about her communications…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Apr 26

    Junior IP Scholars (JIPSA) Workshop – Spokane, WA

    Junior IP Scholars (JIPSA) Workshop – Spokane, WA
    The 2017 Junior IP Scholars (JIPSA) Workshop will be held at Gonzaga University School of Law June 2-3, 2017. This workshop offers a friendly and informal environment in which junior...
  • Apr 26

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Standford Law School, presents today: The Campaign Revolution Will Not be Televised: The Legal Implications of Politics on...
  • Apr 25

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Tulane University Law School Andrew Tuch, Associate Professor of Law, Washington University Law, presents today as part of the Regulation and Coordination Series: The Remaking of Wall Street.
Rank this Week: 27

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 26

    CASL Class Actions Are Looming

    CASL Class Actions Are Looming
    The private right of action for sending spam in violation of CASL comes into force on July 1. Many companies are dreading it – some class action lawyers can’t wait. The right thing for the government to do would be to completely…
  • Apr 26

    Suing for Defamation – a Call for Restraint

    Suing for Defamation – a Call for Restraint
    The law of Defamation continues to be one of the most technical areas of law, with special limitation periods, notice pre-conditions to the commencement of proceedings, special rules of pleading and evidence, and reverse onuses of proof. It…
  • Apr 26

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Soczek v Allstate Insurance…
Rank this Week: 29

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 30

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Varsity Brands and Star Atheltica - A Closer Look

    Varsity Brands and Star Atheltica - A Closer Look
    Varsity Brands' registered copyright worksIn March the IPKat reported the breaking news that the long awaited US Supreme Court decision in Star Athletica v Varsity Brands had finally come out.Now, in the words,…
  • Apr 26

    BREAKING: CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’

    BREAKING: CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’
    Did you think that the story with copyright, linking, and the right of communication to the public was over? Of course not.Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its long-awaited [even more keenly awaited is…
  • Apr 26

    Fordham 25 (Report 9): FRAND, SEPs & PAE'

    Fordham 25 (Report 9): FRAND, SEPs & PAE'
    Following on from the Pharma, IP and Competition panel, we stick with competition law issues, but change focus to the tech industry for a session on the latest developments in the perennially controversial area (or as discussed below, perhaps…
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 25

    GPO releases digital Congressional Record from 1961-1970

    GPO releases digital Congressional Record from 1961-1970
    The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) partners with the Library of Congress to release the digital version of the bound Congressional Record from 1961-1970 on GPO’s govinfo (www.govinfo.gov). This release covers debates and…
  • Apr 25

    CRS – Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Background and Summary

    CRS – Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Background and Summary
    The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Background and Summary. Baird Webel, Coordinator, Specialist in Financial Economics. April 21, 2017. [via FAS] Beginning in 2007, U.S. financial conditions deteriorated, leading…
  • Apr 25

    States Investing the Most and Least in Children

    States Investing the Most and Least in Children
    Wall St 24/7: “Most Americans agree that it is important to provide children with ample opportunities for success, regardless of where they live. To this end, state and local government budgets include provisions for children’s…
Rank this Week: 32

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?
    Yesterday, leading blogger, tech evangelist and speaker, Robert Scoble shared on Facebook eight ways to get him to “Delete Request” when you request his friendship on Facebook. I thought Robert’s points were pretty good and…
  • Apr 23

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?
    Technologist and inventor of the blog, Dave Winer, defined a blog as “the unedited voice of a person.” In 2003, when I was beginning my stint as a fellow at Berkman Center [at Harvard Law School] , …
  • Apr 22

    Can law school career services keep up with passion of law students?

    Can law school career services keep up with passion of law students?
    One of the most rewarding things I have the honor of doing is visiting law schools. I get to go into large law school classes or open sessions and tap into the existing passion these young people have. It’s incredible.…
Rank this Week: 33

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
  • Apr 16

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute
    US personal tax returns are normally due on April 15; because the 15th fell on a Saturday this year, the IRS extended the date to April 18. That date got a lot of publicity. What got almost no publicity, however, … Continue reading…
  • Apr 5

    Phenomenal

    Phenomenal
    Perfect The post Phenomenal appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 34

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 36

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 37

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 25

    Steve Bright

    Steve Bright
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn, a capital punishment case. The case was argued for petitioner by Steven Bright, the director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. Bright recently announced that…
  • Apr 25

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?
    Suggestion: Howard Dean should debate Eugene Volokh at the Newseum, or at the National Constitutional Center, and/or on air — say, on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper or Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight or on…
  • Apr 23

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla
    Thanks for the opportunity to guest blog here at Concurring Opinions. Though I am a law professor on a law faculty, I plan to spend much of the time and space afforded by this blogging invitation to write more about politics and culture than…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Whelan on a Dispositive Analysis of Google and Copyright

    Whelan on a Dispositive Analysis of Google and Copyright
    Glen Whelan, Copenhagen Business School, is publishing Born Political: A Dispositive Analysis of Google and Copyright in Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data and the Internet, a special issues of Business & Society. Here is the…
  • Apr 26

    Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

    Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality
    Christoph B. Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Here is the abstract. Net neutrality is no longer only a battle cry…
  • Apr 25

    Tenth Circuit Upholds Lower Court Ruling of Summary Judgment For University, Against Student, In First Amendment Claim Over Paper

    Tenth Circuit Upholds Lower Court Ruling of Summary Judgment For University, Against Student, In First Amendment Claim Over Paper
    The Tenth Circuit rendered an opinion on the issue of balancing a student's freedom of speech argument against the right of educators to require academic standards. In Pompeo v. Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico, the court...
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct
    I have an oped on CNN.com explaining why SCOTUS should adopt a Code of Judicial Conduct. Here is the gist: While Supreme Court justices obviously face the same quandaries and dilemmas as all other judges, they alone have no set...
  • Apr 9

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Professional Responsibility invites papers for its program “Professional Responsibility 2018 Works in Progress Workshop” at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego. Two papers will be selected from those…
  • Mar 28

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN
    The Virginia Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (JIRC) has filed a complaint against two retired judges alleging that they violated the state’s judicial ethics code by campaigning against a referendum to relocate the Augusta County…
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Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Feb 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Jan 30

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer
    If you are a lawyer with a nursing home bed sore client in Maryland, I want you to refer your case to Miller & Zois (with an attorneys’ fee sharing relationship).  This post is directed to lawyers who do not regularly handle…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Duke University v. Biomarin. Duke saves two claims on appeal.

    Duke University v. Biomarin. Duke saves two claims on appeal.
    In Duke University v. Biomarin (2016-1106), one has a pharma company bringing anIPR against a university, and the university appealing an unfavorable result to the CAFC.Duke was able to save two claims:Duke University (“Duke”)…
  • Apr 25

    New study suggests role of protein Rab32 in multiple sclerosi

    New study suggests role of protein Rab32 in multiple sclerosi
    Of new work by Professor Paul Eggleton and colleagues in multiple sclerosis, Science Daily reported on 24 April 2017:The joint Exeter-Alberta research team was the first to combine clinical and laboratory experiments to explain how…
  • Apr 25

    Kanzius and "burning water": ten years later and no energy breakthrough

    Kanzius and "burning water": ten years later and no energy breakthrough
    Certain "inventions" garner much publicity, such as the work of John Kanzius on treating cancer and "burning salt water", which made its way to "60 Minutes" in 2008 after much discussion in 2007. BUT "where we are now" is not exactly the…
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ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Apr 1

    Human Rights & ICTs: Presentation to Amnesty International

    Human Rights & ICTs: Presentation to Amnesty International
    I was invited to give a presentation of around 20 – 25 minutes to Amnesty International’s 2017 Chairs Assembly & Directors Forum (CADF) meeting, held for the first time in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Focussed on the work done through…
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
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